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Lee, John Rafter

Works: 124 works in 324 publications in 1 language and 16,928 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Naval history  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Nature stories  Juvenile works  Drama  Sea stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PR6056.O45, 823.914
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Publications about John Rafter Lee
Publications by John Rafter Lee
Most widely held works by John Rafter Lee
Fall of giants by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,020 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Billy Williams enters a man's world in the Welsh mining pits. Gus Dewar finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson's White House. Brothers Grigori and Lev Peshkov embark on radically different paths when their plan to immigrate to America falls afoul. Billy's sister Ethel, a housekeeper for the aristocratic Fitzherberts, takes a fateful step above her station, while Lady Fitzherbert falls in love with Walter von Ulrich, a spy at the German embassy in London
World without end by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,588 libraries worldwide
In the town of Kingsbridge, a Gothic cathedral and the priory are at the center of a web of love and hate, greed and pride, ambition and revenge. Proponents of the old ways fiercely battle those with progressive minds, as the Black Death captures the city
Winter of the world by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,497 libraries worldwide
This novel picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families, American, German, Russian, English, Welsh, enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von Ulrich, born of German and English parents, finds her life engulfed by the Nazi tide until she commits a deed of great courage and heartbreak.. American brothers Woody and Chuck Dewar, each with a secret, take separate paths to momentous events, one in Washington, the other in the bloody jungles of the Pacific. English student Lloyd Williams discovers in the crucible of the Spanish Civil War that he must fight Communism just as hard as Fascism. Daisy Peshkov, a driven American social climber, cares only for popularity and the fast set, until the war transforms her life, not just once but twice, while her cousin Volodya carves out a position in Soviet intelligence that will affect not only this war, but the war to come. These characters and many others find their lives inextricably entangled as their experiences illuminate the cataclysms that marked the century. From the drawing rooms of the rich to the blood and smoke of battle, their lives intertwine, propelling the reader into dramas of ever increasing complexity
This body of death an inspector Lynley novel by Elizabeth George( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,352 libraries worldwide
On compassionate leave after the murder of his wife, Thomas Lynley is called back to Scotland Yard when the body of a woman is found stabbed and abandoned in an isolated London cemetery. While Lynley works on the case in London, his former colleagues Barbara Havers and Winston Nkata follow the murder trail south to the New Forest--and to an outcome that is both tragic and shocking
Edge of eternity by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,199 libraries worldwide
The conclusion to Ken Follett's historical series that follows the fortunes of five intertwined families, American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh, through the twentieth century. Now they come to one of the most chaotic eras of all: the enormous social, political, and economic turmoil of the 1960s through the 1990s, from civil rights, assassinations, mass political movements and Vietnam to the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis, presidential impeachment, revolution, and rock and roll
The pillars of the earth by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, a devout and resourceful monk driven to build the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has known... of Tom, the mason who becomes his architect - a man divided in his soul... of the beautiful, elusive Lady Aliena, haunted by a secret shame... and of a struggle between good and evil that will turn church against state, and brother against brother
The white tiger a novel by Aravind Adiga( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 929 libraries worldwide
Balram Halwai is a complicated man. Servant. Philosopher. Entrepreneur. Murderer. Over the course of seven nights, by the scattered light of a preposterous chandelier, Balram tells us the terrible and transfixing story of how he came to be a success in life -- having nothing but his own wits to help him along
Dust a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 473 libraries worldwide
Scotland Yard superintendent, Richard Jury investigates the murder of wealthy bachelor Billy Maples in a shady London motel. He discovers connections between the murder and the distant past through Maples' grandfather, who served as one of Britain's top code breakers during WWII
Vicious circle by Wilbur A Smith( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
The master of action-adventure returns with the follow-up to his New York Times-bestselling novel Those in Peril starring Hector Cross
The old wine shades by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Richard Jury considers the authenticity of a fantastical tale, told by a stranger and fellow patron at the Old Wine Shades pub in London, about a string theory scientist's wife, son, and dog, who disappeared without a trace nine months earlier
Wish you were here by Graham Swift( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
On an autumn day in 2006, on the Isle of Wight, Jack Luxton, former Devon farmer and now the proprietor of a seaside caravan park, receives the news that his soldier brother, Tom, not seen for years, has been killed in Iraq. For Jack and his wife, Ellie, this will have a potentially catastrophic impact. For Jack in particular it means a crucial journey--to receive his brother's remains, but it is also a journey into his own most secret, troubling memories and into the land of his and Ellie's past
Master and commander by Patrick O'Brian( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
This, the first in the series of Jack Aubrey novels, establishes the friendship between Captain Aubrey, R.N., and Stephen Maturin, ship's surgeon and intelligence agent, against the thrilling backdrop of the Napoleonic wars. Details of life aboard a man-of-war in Nelson's navy are faultlessly rendered: the conversational idiom of the officers in the ward room and the men on the lower deck, the flood, the floggings, the mysteries of the wind and the rigging, and the road of broadsides as the great ships close in battle
Some kind of fairy tale by Graham Joyce( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Twenty years ago, sixteen-year-old Tara Martin disappeared from a small town in the heart of England. Now, her sudden return and the mind-bending tale of where she's been will challenge our very perception of the truth. For twenty years after Tara Martin disappeared, her parents and her brother, Peter, lived in denial of the grim fact that she was gone for good. Then suddenly on Christmas Day, the doorbell rings at her parents' home, and there, dishevelled and slightly peculiar looking, Tara stands. It's a miracle, but alarm bells are ringing for Peter. Tara's story just does not add up. And, incredibly, she barely looks a day older than when she vanished
White Fang by Jack London( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
In the desolate, frozen wilds of northwest Canada, a lone wolf fights the heroic daily fight for life in the wild. But after he is captured and cruelly abused by men, he becomes a force of pure rage. Only one man sees inside the killer to his intelligence and nobility. But can his kindness touch White Fang?
Aeon Flux the complete animated collection ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Secret agent and saboteur Aeon Flux engages in an unending battle to stop the evil schemes of her nemesis/lover Trevor Goodchild
The woman in white by Wilkie Collins( Computer File )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
A sane woman is locked up in an asylum by a fraudulent English aristocrat who is afraid she may expose his 'secret.' Escaping while wearing a white gown, she runs into a youthful hero who becomes haunted by his brief meeting with this 'woman in white.'
Instructions for a heatwave by Maggie O'Farrell( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
A portrait of an Irish family in crisis in the legendary heatwave of 1976. It's July 1976. In London, it hasn't rained for months, gardens are filled with aphids, water comes from a standpipe, and Robert Riordan tells his wife Gretta that he's going round the corner to buy a newspaper. He doesn't come back
The news where you are a novel by Catherine O'Flynn( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
From the bestselling author of What Was Lost comes a moving exploration of what we do and don't leave behind, proving once more that Catherine O'Flynn's writing "shimmers with dark brilliance" (Chicago Tribune). Frank Allcroft, a television news anchor in his hometown, is on the verge of a midlife crisis
The terror [a novel] by Dan Simmons( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
A story of the 1840s Franklin expedition and its doomed search for the Northwest Passage. Some of the men perish from the cold or poisoned food, and madness after being shipwrecked for two years, while others are killed by a monstrous creature
Starburst by Robin Pilcher( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Brought together during the annual Edinburgh International Festival, a classical violinist, a stuffy lawyer, a juvenile thief, and other characters find their lives and ambitions intersecting in unusual ways
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